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18th Lavazza Italian Film Festival

LIFF is thrilled to have Milan-born Italian/Australian actor Greta Scacchi on board as this year’s Festival Ambassador. She’ll be participating in Q&As at selected festival screenings of TENDERNESS (LA TENEREZZA), Gianni Amelio’s latest film, in which Scacchi features. Best known for her AFI Award-winning performance in Looking for Alibrandi, Scacchi also made a name for herself internationally in films such as White Mischief, Presumed Innocent and The Player. In 2013 she was ...

Watch the Official Trailer for Suburbicon – In Cinemas November 2!

But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge must navigate the town's dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad choices. This is Suburbicon.   //   SUBURBICON is directed by George Clooney and stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Noah Jupe and Oscar Issac. SUBURBICON releases in Australian cinemas on November 2, 2017. www.facebook.com/SuburbiconMovie/ &...

Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF) 2016

In its third year (2016) the BAPFF program consists of more than 80 features films, documentaries, shorts and cinema classics. Take a look at our incredible program, sure to enchant, electrify and amaze. // The Festival is officially associated with the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), a unique international collaboration with UNESCO and FIAPF-International Federation of Film Producers Associations, that celebrates the best in Asia Pacific cinema. BAPFF provides a rare chance to ...

Essential Anime 2015 at the ACMI

Adult fans should not miss this rare opportunity to see three classic Ghibli titles in glorious original 35mm print, in Japanese with English subtitles. For younger fans, we're also screening English language versions. Whether you’re a Ghibli fanatic, love the art of anime or are new to the genre, Essential Anime has something for everyone. Boruto: Naruto the Movie M Following on from Naruto: The Last, Boruto continues the enormously popular series with the adventures of Naruto’s ...

The Queensland Film Festival 2015

The announcement of these four films—spanning three continents and a range of styles, traditions, and subject matter—signals QFF’s commitment to quality and variety in cinema, according to Festival co-director John Edmond. “There’s Jealousy, the latest work by a French master director; the highly anticipated The Duke of Burgundy; and Eight, a claustrophobic local effort shot in one bravura take.” “We’re also thrilled to screen the The Forbidden Room, which imagines a ...

Film series: Brought to light at the Art Gallery of NSW

It was probably the world’s first full-length feature film in 1906: The story of the Kelly gang. Australian cinema thrived during the silent era but the industry went into decline in the late 1920s as ever-expanding US and British production companies took over distribution and exhibition, often excluding Australian product from local cinemas. By the end of the 1960s, Australia had virtually no feature film production. The intervention of the Gorton and Whitlam governments in the early ...

Alliance Française French Film Festival 2015

The annual Alliance Française French Film Festival is a collaboration between the Embassy of France in Australia and six Alliances Françaises across Australia. It is not only the biggest film festival in Australia; it is also the biggest festival of French films outside of France. Each year, it curates a selection of the best contemporary French films, including comedies, dramas, documentaries and much more. Blockbusters and independent films alike screen over six weeks in eight ...

War Pictures: Australians at the Cinema 1914-1918 Exhibition at ACMI

Visitors will discover what Australians saw when they went to the cinema during the First World War as ACMI’s Gallery 2 is transformed into a picture palace showing fascinating shorts, advertisements, newsreels, propaganda and feature films produced locally and internationally during the War. The exhibition features a screening room and ‘foyer’ area complete with ticket box and ‘ghostly’ cinema worker responding by phone to ticket and film inquiries. The foyer will also contain ...

David Lynch: Between Two Worlds Exhibition at GoMA

Developed closely with the artist, the QAGOMA exhibition features more than 200 works and is organised around three ideas – ‘Man and machine’, ‘The extra-ordinary’, and ‘Psychic Aches’. Moving between the porous divide of the body and the world it inhabits, the exhibition explores the subjects of industry and organic phenomena; representations of inner conflict; and the possibility of finding a deeper reality in our experience of the everyday. Screenings A complete ...

Epic Intimacy: The Cinema of Zhang Yimou & Gong Li Exhibition at ACMI

Spanning more than three decades, the filmmaking partnership between Zhang Yimou and Gong Li has produced some of mainland China’s most striking imagery and arresting tales. Commenting on the season, ACMI Senior Film Programmer, Kristy Matheson said ACMI was delighted to honour one of cinema’s most dynamic duos. “Yimou first cast an unknown drama student, Gong Li in his directorial debut, Red Sorghum (1987). From there, a rich artistic collaboration ensued, including Raise the Red ...